Archive for March, 2015


Health

Photo by Phil A. JonesClinical Nurse Transition Program students practice patient assessment on a high-fidelity manikin at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center  Simulation Center where 496 students have logged 1,280 training hours since the center opened in July 2014.

Simulated training hones LRMC real-world medical care

by Lt. Col. Laura Lien
86th Medical Squadron Simulation and Trauma Training chief

High fidelity manikin Martha Smith, a 48-year-old female who arrived at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center emergency room two days ago, was admitted to determine whether she has congestive heart failure or an adverse reaction to calcium channel blocker therapy. Martha is complaining about shortness of breath, has extensive swelling in her lower extremities and a 10-year history of mild to high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

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Sports

U.S. Army Spc. Forrest Powell (right), a vehicle mechanic assigned to the 51st Transportation Company, improves his mixed martial arts “arm-bar.”  Powell participates in MMA training with German nationals and American citizens in hopes of improving his skills as an MMA fighter.

MMA brings American military, Germans together

Photos by Staff Sgt. Brian Kimball

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Features

Staff Sgt. Kathleen Mustafa, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel programs NCO in charge, reads through cards to help determine her personality during a seminar hosted by the “Let’s Connect” group.

Female service members remember history, forge future

Photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg

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News

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US air advisors strengthen Albanian C2 partnership

by Tech. Sgt. Daylena Ricks
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 435th Air Ground Operations Wing led a U.S. Air Forces in Europe command and control advisory mission March 3 to 5 at Rinas Air Base, Albania.

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Blotter

KMC Blotter – March 20, 2015

MARCH 11 4:45 p.m.: A major traffic accident was reported in Ramstein-Miesenbach. 6:40 p.m.: A major traffic accident with injuries was reported in Hochspeyer. MARCH 12 5:04 a.m.: Drunken driving and a minor traffic accident were reported in Landstuhl. 2:43 p.m.: Failure to obey was reported on Vogelweh. 4:05 p.m.: […]

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News

Two Royal Danish air force airmen discuss the aeromedical evacuation unit during a tour they provided to more than 200 aerospace medicine professionals March 11 at Ramstein. The Danish and 18 other nations participated in the 30th Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course.

Aerospace doctors discuss future, past flight medicine

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The largest U.S. Air Forces in Europe aerospace medicine summit was held March 9 to 13 on Ramstein.

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Commentary

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Women’s History Month: Females play important role in WWII efforts

by Martha Lockwood
Air Force News Service

The Air Force’s acceptance of women into the force dates back to long before the first Women’s History Week celebration in 1978.

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News

86th CES engineer named AF’s top manager

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

After winning two Air Force-level awards in 2013, the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron is no stranger to being recognized as the best, so when another one of its members was named the best manager in the Air Force, it probably came as no surprise to the leadership.

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News

Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, passes the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing’s and 
435th Air Expeditionary Wing’s guidon to Col. Andra Kniep during an assumption of command ceremony March 16 on Ramstein. Kniep has 
served on 13 assignments in her Air Force career and most recently served as the 23rd Fighter Wing vice commander at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.

435th AGOW, AEW welcome new commander

Story and photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Members from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing welcomed their new commander during an assumption of command ceremony March 16 on Ramstein.

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Lifestyle

Courtesy photoFountain fest, shopping in NeustadtThe Marktplatz, with its fountain in Neustadt along the German Wine Street, will set the stage for a fountain fest 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. A local foundation will serve wine and broetchen to raise money for the historical renovation and the lighting of the fountain. The slow-food gourmet market will begin at noon. Culinary specialities will include wild ham, wild salmon, olive oil, musician’s bread, vegetarian wurst, handmade pralines, jellies, spices and Italian delicacies. Stores open from 1 to 6 p.m. in the center. In the “Weinstrassenzentrum” business park, several companies and local car dealers will present novelties. A free bus shuttle takes customers from the train station bus stop to the business park every 10 minutes.

Was ist los? – events around the KMC

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby. Dates are subject to change.

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